Yeti Airlines adds second ATR 72-500 aircraft to its fleet
16th Sep, 2017 | Tourism Mail Crew
KATHMANDU, Sep 16: Nepal’s private sector aviation service provider, Yeti Airlines welcomed its second ATR 72-500 into its fleet, at Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) Friday.
[caption id="attachment_8680" align="alignnone" width="836"] Yeti Airlines new ATR 72-500 aircraft at the Tribhuvan International Airport, in Kathmandu. Courtesy: Yeti Airline[/caption]
The aircraft, with the Nepali registration number ‘9N-AMM’ is a FAA/EASA approved preaaurized aircraft coming in operation in the Nepali domestic sector as per a media release.
Second ATR 72-500 will operate to Bhadrapur and Bhairawaha. With this Yet Airlines will be providing its ATR 72-500 service in all the four sector Biratnagar, Bhadrapur, Bhairawaha and Nepalgunj respectively.
[caption id="attachment_8681" align="alignnone" width="853"] Members of Yeti Airlines posing in front of the new ATR 72-500 aircraft after its arrival at the Tribhuvan International Airport, in Kathmandu. Courtesy: Yeti Airline[/caption]
The ATR 72-500 is twin- engine turboprop aircraft manufactures by the French- Italian consortium ATR . With it's superior build and performance the ATR 72-500 has become one of the most successful regional carriers in the world , steadily expanding and entering into news global markets.
The ATR 72-500 is powered by two Pratt & Whitney PW127 engines and equipped with Hamilton Sundstrand composite blade propellers. These high-tech engines and propellers ensure exceptional performance, fuel efficiency, remarkably low noise and low greenhouse gas emissions, according to the airline.
Yeti has decided to connect the trunk route airport with Kathmandu by operating the ATR 72-500 aircraft adding more comfort to its passengers.
Yeti Airlines commenced it's operations from 1998 and along with it's sister concern Tara Air, operates the widest network and Largest fleet of aircraft in Nepal.